1 New Internal Mobility Opportunity (IT-DB)

Type of notice
Internal Mobility

As a Database Engineer in the Database Services (DB) Group, your main activities will consist of:

  • Database administration of MySQL, PostgreSQL and InfluxDB databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Database administration of other database technologies of interest for the High Energy Physics community.
  • Configuration and support of database platforms: architecture, evolution, migration, upgrades and patches, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Consultancy, assistance and advice to end users as well as database design help.
  • Sharing domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to peers.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience in following fields:

  • Operation of large scale production database environments.
  • Technical and troubleshooting skills with relational and non-relational databases: at least two out of PostgreSQL, MySQL and InfluxDB.
  • Performance tuning, query optimisation, replication techniques, clustering, partitioning and security issues.
  • Database backups, restores and recovery.
  • Knowledge and experience in Open Source database solutions.
  • SQL development with ability to write and troubleshoot SQL code (stored procedures, functions, tables, indexes, constraints).

Additional experience in following fields would be an asset:

  • Knowledge of High Availability and Disaster Recovery for PostgreSQL and MySQL.
  • Database operations experience in an Agile development environment - Exposure to puppet configuration management.
  • Experience with containers.
Expiry date
Last modified
10 Aug 2020